Hottest iPad 3 design concepts

If you just can’t wait for Apple to introduce the real iPad 3, enjoy these designer concept images for now


The latest sure thing about the Apple iPad 3 tablet is that it will be announced in March. What the device (if it is even called the iPad 3) will feature is still up for plenty of speculation, though a high resolution retina display, bigger battery and more powerful processor are among the consensus picks. Here’s a collection of new and old iPad 3 concept images kicking around the Web. Perhaps we’ll soon see if any are spot-on.

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iPhoneys: The iPhone 5 edition

This is one of the more detailed concept designs, pointing out the exact thinness of the tablet expected, along with audio and video details.

Shiniest iPad ever!

Apple getting more transparent.

Industry Gamers

Gamers are psyched about this colorful concept.

Kickin’ it old school.

It's not purely a next-gen iPad, but rather, a combination iPad and MacBook Pro that designer Jules Moretti dubs a MacPad Pro: "NO MORE physical keyboard!! And thinner. New retina displays on both. Also no more Ethernet Port, 2 Thunderbolt [ports] and 3 ports for usb 3."